[Worldkings – Wowtimes - Almanac Events & Achievements 2022] Highlights during 10 years of development of ByteDance, world’s largest unicorn (2012)
(worldkings.org) ByteDance Ltd. is a Chinese multinational internet technology company headquartered in Beijing and legally domiciled in the Cayman Islands.
(WorldKings.org) ByteDance is financially backed by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, SoftBank Group, Sequoia Capital, General Atlantic, and Hillhouse Capital Group. As of March 2021, it was estimated to be valued at $250 billion in private trades.
(Worldkings.org) While working at PayPal, Jawed Karim met Chad Hurley and Steve Chen. The three later founded the YouTube video sharing website in 2005.
(Worldkings.org) Zhang Yiming chairs Beijing ByteDance, one of China's largest media content platforms. TikTok became the most downloaded iOS app worldwide in the first quarter of 2019, according to the US research app Sensor Tower.